Esoterism contra Exoteric Universalism

Originally posted on Peace Profound:
Quite often, when an esoteric view is expressed, the listener hears a universalist statement. We must define our terms carefully in order to clarify the point. Universalism is the view that all religious and spiritual modalities wind up at the same salvation in the end, regardless of differences and distinctions…

My Polytheism

Originally posted on Call of the Syren:
My polytheism was born in the innocent, rebellious heart of a child. My polytheism was found in moonlight, was found in the air thick with moisture and meaning, was found not in resistance to the stares of God-the-Father, but in the imploring look of Mary-the-Mother. My polytheism was…

So You Wanna Be A Priest

Originally posted on Sage and Starshine:
Here’s the thing: I’ve felt for some time that Brighid’s been calling me to priest/esshood. It’s been an inkling at the back of my mind for many, many years and only grew when I helped found Clann Bhride. Earlier this summer after the Orlando Pulse massacre, the necessity and…